Welcome to Sunshine and Hurricanes

Welcome to Sunshine and HurricanesHi, we're Kira (the geeky one) and Michelle (the creative one).

Our hope is that our friendship will extend to every one of our readers as we raise kids together, design our lives together and have fun together. Whether in this moment you are experiencing the joy of sunshine or the winds of a hurricane, we are here and want to hear your story.

Halloween Monster Cupcakes

Halloween Monster Cupcakes

  Here's another  fun and simple idea for your Halloween Festivities! These adorable cupcakes come together SO easily and are perfect for kids to create at a party at school or home! Our 6 kiddos had a blast letting their imaginations run wild and even more fun eating their creations! Use Continue Reading

How to Budget for Holiday Spending

How to Budget for Holiday Spending

'Tis the Season to Be Broke – Not This Year! How to Budget for Holiday Spending Yes, it’s only September and I am talking about the holidays. Believe me, like you, the last thing I want to think about is Christmas.  Especially considering here in Florida, the thermometer continues to hover near Continue Reading

Scarecrow Snack Mix

Scarecrow Snack Mix

Scarecrow snack mix is a simple Fall treat that is so yummy and comes together in a snap! It's a perfect teacher gift, hostess gift, party favor, classroom treat, or family snack! You can also create a bunch of different varieties based on what ingredients your family loves or what is on sale that Continue Reading